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with Carol Stiles, Susan Murray, Cosmo Kentish-Barnes & Duncan Smith
Friday 9pm and Saturday 7am
The Otepopo cemetery in Herbert, North Otago, is perched atop a windswept hill with sweeping views over the district. Jim and Nancy Craig, who farm the land around the cemetery, and Herbert historian Dorothy McKenzie meet Cosmo Kentish-Barnes at the site to share its history and some of the stories of those who are buried there.
Also this week, Genoese Foods: Each week crates and crates of basil are flown into Auckland from Fiji. They’re then freighted to Levin where they are made into pesto by a former asparagus grower.
Anne Louden in front of the Coromandel Oyster Company shop on Tiki Road.
Paddy Borthwick with his winery, Borthwick Estate, behind.
Robin and Robyn Borthwick.
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
Much of the North Island has seen a little rain - but more would be welcome. In the South the Indian summer continues and grape harvesting's in full swing. (8′37″)
Anne and John Louden run the Coromandel Oyster Company that's been growing oysters for over 20 years in the pristine waters of the Coromandel. (14′55″)
Paddy Borthwick carries the surname once synonymous with the meat industry in New Zealand. His grandfather Pat ran the New Zealand arm of the meat processing company as well as buying a sheep and beef property near Masterton in 1932. These days Paddy oversees the farm, with its angus stud, as well as running his own Borthwick Estate vineyard, producing wine mainly for export. (26′12″)
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